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Summer Olympic Games


The Summer Olympic Games or the Games of the Olympiad first held in 1896, are an international multi-sport event, occurring every four years, organized by the International Olympic Committee. Medals...

Sports | List of Summer and Winter Olympic Sports


Official list of all summer, winter and historical Olympic sports. Learn about the disciplines, sports and events that are part of the Olympic Movement.

Modern Olympic Games and the Sporting Events


The Olympic Games have come a long way and the Modern Olympic Games committees have added a lot more events than the ancient Greek Olympics of the  ...

Ancient Olympic Sports


The ancient Olympics were rather different from the modern Games. There were fewer events, and only free men who spoke Greek could compete, instead of ...

Summer Olympics Events, Rio 2016 Olympics Events - World Map


Men's road cycling event was included in the very first modern Olympics at the 1896 Athens Games. At present, men and women both contest in the individual ...

Olympic games: The Modern Olympics - Infoplease


The Modern Olympics The modern revival of the Olympic games is due in a large ... To the traditional events of track and field athletics, which include the ...

First modern Olympic Games - Apr 06, 1896 - HISTORY.com


On this day in History, First modern Olympic Games on Apr 06, 1896. Learn more ... In Athens, 280 participants from 13 nations competed in 43 events, covering ...

First modern Olympics is held - Apr 06, 1896 - HISTORY.com


At the first modern Olympics, 241 male athletes (and no women) representing 14 nations competed in 43 events. America's James Connolly became the first ...

10 Things You May Not Know About the First Modern Olympics ...


Apr 6, 2016 ... Explore 10 little-known facts about the first modern Olympics. ... for glory in events ranging from track and field to swimming, shooting, wrestling, ...

What Events are Olympic? | Olympics at Sports-Reference.com


It is very clear which events were included at the first Modern Olympics in 1896, but ... the organizers used the label "Olympic" for almost any sports events held ...

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Olympic Sports List - Topend Sports


Complete list and details of all the Olympic Games sports and events which are part of the modern summer Games.

Olympic Sports - Rio 2016 Summer Olympics


Get ready for the intense excitement of 42 Olympic sports, including golf and rugby sevens for the first time. Watch 306 events over 19 days of competition.

Olympic Events Through History - Live Science


Jul 27, 2012 ... Olympic events have changed dramatically over time. ... The first Modern Olympics in 1896 consisted of nine sports, all of which are currently ...